The Seven Deadly Sins Video Screening June 7, 2011

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Bill Dixon: Going to the Center and Joseph Daley: Earthtones Ensemble created by Jeff Burn and Robert O’ Haire will be screened this coming Tuesday at part of the ongoing events for Vision Festival 2010, a festival devoted to the celebration of avant-garde jazz, dancers, poets and visual artists.

 

Audio interview of Jeff Burns and Robert O’Haire, creators of the films Bill Dixon: Going to the Center and Joseph Daley: Earth Tones Ensemble

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW

 

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Vision Festival was originally envisioned by dancer and choreographer Patricia Nicholson Parker in 1996 and developed by Arts for Arts Inc with the help of it's board of directors, Lewis Barnes, Jo Wood Brown, Whit Dickey, William Parker ,John Schiek, and Bradford K. Smith. The Festival takes place over 7 days from June 5th-11th and includes an abundant amount of events taking place in several locations including:

Abrons Art Center,Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, and Campos Plaza Playground.

Vision Festival remains an unusual and inspiring event in is ability to survive without the support of commercial sponsors.You can see Jeff and Roberts films on Tuesday June 7th at Abrons Art Center in Manhattan at 7pm.

 

Bill Dixon


Bill Dixon was a musician (trumpet, flugelhorn and piano) and teacher born in Nantucket, MA. His early studies came from the Harnett Conservatory of Music and (contrary to my misinformation) he studied painting at Boston University, WPA Arts School and the Arts Student League. He also worked at the United Nations and founded the UN Jazz Society, as well as the Jazz Composers Guild. He has worked with Archie Shepp and Cecil Taylor and was a professor of music at Bennington College for nearly 30 years. He passed away in June of 2010.

 

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Joseph Daley attended Music and Art High School and the Manhattan School of Music. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment, MacDowell Colony, Music Omi, and Geraldine R Dodge Foundation. He also taught music for 30 years. His first album, The Seven Deadly Sins was released in 2011 and he currently plays and is touring with his collaborative project with Wade Schuman, Hazmat Modine, which just released their second album Cicada.

 

Cicada CD Release event Le Poisson Rogue 5-21-2011

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After 6 years of touring, visiting more than twenty countries around the world, Hazmat modine comes back with a new album which reflects their musical evolution. Their new CD, Cidada, is a cosmopolitan view of American Roots and soul music which incorporates sounds from Tuva, Romania and Benin among others, but remains rooted in a specifically American idiom - an idiom that owes as much to the immigrant experience as it does to early blues.

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Adding to the extraordinary musicianship of Hazmat's nine musicians on the CD are memorable participations by Natalie Merchant, The Kronos Quartet, Catherine Russell and the amazing Gangbe Brass Band from Benin. Live, the band is driven by a pair of dueling harmonicas, backed by tuba, drums, two guitars and a horn section made up of trumpet, reeds and trombone.

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In celebration of the CD release the nine piece band will be joined by opening special guest Rachelle Garniez, as well as Erik Della Penna and Skye Steele.

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Pete Smith: Guitar

Joseph Daley: Tuba

Rich Huntley: Drums

Bill Barrett: Harmonica

Pam Fleming: Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Reut Regev: Trombone & Flugelbone

Michael Gomez: Guitar and Steel Guitar

Steve Elson: Baritone Sax, Clarinet, & Duduk

Wade Schuman: Diatonic Harmonica, Lute Guitar, Vocals

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Spring Tour Day 3 May 29, 2011 Helsinki, Finland

We began this day with a ferry ride from Tallinn,

 

Estonia to Helsinki, Finland

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Loading the van for the drive to the Hotel Scandic

 

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Greeting Devorah at the Hotel Scandic……………………….

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 On Stage: World Village Festival

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Spring Tour Day 2 May 28, 2011 Tallinn, Estonia

Early departure to Estonia via Copenhagen

Here a photo of our tour manager Uli Blass planning our daily itinerary:

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An afternoon adventure to lunch landed us in an antique shop

with some very interesting items:

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We found the architecture of Tallinn also interesting:

 

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Lunch was finally had at a Texas cuisine restaurant in Estonia……..

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That evening a wonderful concert at the Club Von Krahl:

 

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Spring Tour Day 1 May 27, 2011 Hannover, Germany

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Spring tour began in Hannover, Germany-Masala Festival

 

 

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We were blessed to share the stage with the Gangbe Brass Band from Benin Africa, They have a modern innovate approach to the African brass band tradition

 

 

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The sound of their brass and vocal ensemble work is heavenly

 

 

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    After two rehearsal sessions an outstanding performance was presented to a standing room only audience who enjoyed the concert immensely…………………..

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There will be an encore performance in Nijmegen, NL on 6/11

 

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Hazmat Modine 2011 Spring Tour Dates


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                      EUROPEAN SPRING TOUR '11

May 27th - June 11th

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Wade Schuman - harmonicas
Bill Barrett - harmonicas
Pam Fleming - trumpet
Steve Elson - saxophone
Michael Gomez - guitar
Pete Smith - guitar
Joseph Daley - tuba
Rich Huntley - drums

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May 27th - MASALA FESTIVAL - 8:30pm
with GANGBÉ BRASS BAND
Hanover - Germany

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May 28th - VON KRAHL - 8:30pm
Tallinn - Estonia

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May 29th - WORLD VILLAGE FESTIVAL Maailma Kylässä 
Helsinki - Finland

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May 30th - NOVE KINO PRAHA 
Warszawa - Poland

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May 31st - Kulturbrauerei 
Berlin - Germany

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June 1st - HALLE 12 ALTE SCHMIEDE - 8:00pm
Schwebheim - Germany

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June 2nd - PUMPE - 8:00pm
Kiel - Germany

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June 3rd - MUSIC HALL WORPSWEDE 
Worpswede, Germany

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June 4th - BURG - 
Saarburg, Germany

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June 5th - PARADISO - 9:30pm
Amsterdam - Netherlands

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June 7th - DIVAN DU MONDE - 
Paris, France

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June 8th - MUZIEK PUBLIQUE 
Brussels, Belgium

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June 9th - WAGENHALLEN - 
Stuttgart, Germany

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June 10th - KAMMGARN - 
Hard, Austria

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June 11th - MUSIC MEETING FESTIVAL - 
with GANGBÉ BRASS BAND
Nijmegen, Netherlands

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Solo Tuba Explorations

Solo Tuba Explorations Concert on Sunday afternoon February 27, 2011 
gathered and magnificently connected with a joyously participating audience.

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a euphonium student just in front of my drawing board 
who was ecstatic throughout the concert


 

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Recommended New Releases from All About Jazz-New York

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CD listed as a Recommend New Release in the February 2011 Issue of AllAboutJazz-New York

 

• Michael Bisio - Travel Music (s/r)

• Daniel Casimir & Yolk En Cuisine - Phonotaxis Ou Le Genome De La Vache (YOLK Music)

• Joseph Daley Earth Tones Ensemble - The Seven Deadly Sins (JARO)

Joseph Daley : The Seven Deadly Sins

• Roscoe Mitchell The Note Factory - Far Side (ECM)

• Pet (Sture Ericson/Anders Provis/Simon Toldam) - Eponymous (ILK Music)

• Ed Thigpen Trio - Live at Tivoli Copenhagen -You

And The Night And The Music & Master of Time Rhythm and Taste (Stunt)

Laurence Donohue-Greene Managing Editor, AllAboutJazz-New York

Album Reviewed at the Das Musik-Magazin Blog

Jazz-Tipp: Joseph Earth Tones Ensemble Daley - "The Seven Deadly Sins"

"The Seven Deadly Sins" inkl. Video-Trailer siehe Bericht im Musik Report

Der 1949 in Harlem (USA) geborene Jazz Musiker Joseph Daley ist seit langen Jahren ein Spezialist fur die tiefen Töne. In den Bands von Gil Evans oder Carla Bley oder in der New Yorker Band Hazmat Modine spielt er Baritonhorn, Euphonium, Posaune und Tuba. Alles weit unten.

Mit "The Seven Deadly Sins" und seiner Komposition fur das Earth Tones Ensemble erfüllt sich Daley einen Traum: Eine mit Kontrabassklarinette, Kontrabasssaxofon, Bassposaune und bis zu funf Tuben besetzte Big Band zu einer Einheit zusammenzufügen.

Das Ergebnis ist ein satt vibrierendes und vertontes Panorama der Sünde aus: Neid, Geiz, Völlerei, Hochmut, Wollust, Zorn, Trägheit des Herzens - ein passendes Laster fur jede Stimmung.

Daleys Mitstreiter loten die Möglichkeiten ihrer Musik mit hörbarer Lust aus. Das Earth Tone Ensemble inszeniert das Genre Big Band als panoramatischen Blick von seinen Anfängen als Streetband bis zu den Ekstasen des Free Jazz. Ein Sundenpfuhl, der gar nicht so lasterhaft klingt.
 Quelle: Die Zeit / Amazon.de

Titelliste Joseph Daley Earth Tones Ensemble - "The Seven Deadly Sins:
1.1.Invidia (Envy)
2.Avarita (Avarice)
3.Gula (Gluttony)
4.Superbia (Pride)
5.Lechery (Lust)
6.Ira (Anger)
7.Desida (Sloth)
8.Ballade of the fallen African warrior

Album in jedem guten Plattenladen oder online bei Amazon.de

Wer ist Joseph Daley? Viele Jazzfans dürften die eine oder andere Platte besitzen, auf der Joe Daley für die Bass-Basis sorgt. Der 1949 in Harlem geborene und an der Manhattan School of Music ausgebildete Musiker hat vom Gil Evans Orchestra über die Carla Bley Band bis zu Charlie Hadens Liberation Orchestra seit den frühen siebziger Jahren in den stilbildenden Großformationen gespielt.

Eine seine ersten Stationen war die Brass-Sektion in Taj Mahals Band, in der er mit Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart und Earl McIntyre für den gewichtigen Bass-Groove verantwortlich war, und woraus letztlich auch Howard Johnsons Tieftöner-Kapelle Gravity entstand. Der hat Joe Daley natürlich ebenfalls angehört. Eine große Zahl weiterer erster Jazz-Adressen ließe sich noch hinzufügen.

Aktuell bläst Daley Tuba bei einer der interessantesten New Yorker Bands, bei Hazmat Modine, einer Band, die stilistisch schwer zuzuordnen ist, weil sie Blues, Klezmer, Balkanbeats, Jazz und Rock ungestüm verquirlt (Video: Hazmat Modine - Yesterday Morning) .

Der Kopf von Hazmat Modine, der Sänger, Gitarrist und Harmonikaspieler Wade Schuman (siehe Video), wiederum ist mitverantwortlich für Joseph Daleys Komposition The Seven Deadly Sins.

Platten von Hazmat Modine - bei Amazon.de

Wade Schuman ist nämlich nicht nur Musiker sondern vor allen Dingen bildender Künstler und er hat einen Zyklus über die sieben Todsünden gemalt, den Daley nun in Töne übersetzt hat (weitere Informationen über den Künstler siehe Weiterleitung). Quelle: Amazon.de

Weitere Infos zu Joseph Earth Tones Ensemble Daley - "The Seven Deadly Sins" inkl. Video-Trailer siehe Bericht im Musik Report

English Translation: Album Reviewed at the Das Musik-Magazin Blog

In 1949, in Harlem (USA) born jazz musician Joseph Daley has long been a specialist in the low notes. In the bands of Gil Evans or Carla Bley or in the New York band Hazmat Modine, he plays baritone horn, euphonium, trombone and tuba. Everything below far.

With "The Seven Deadly Sins" and his composition for the Earth Tones fulfilled a dream ensemble, Daley: A merge with bass clarinet, bass saxophone, bass trombone, and up to five tubes occupied big band into a unit.

The result is a vibrant and voiced full panorama of the sin of envy, greed, gluttony, pride, lust, anger, sloth of the heart - a fitting truck for every mood.

Daley's supporters are exploring the possibilities of their music with audible pleasure.The Earth Tone Ensemble staged the genre Big Band with panoramic views from its beginnings as a street band to the ecstasies of free jazz. A Sundenpfuhl, who does not sound so vicious.
 
Source: Time / Amazon.de

TRACKS Joseph Daley Earth Tones Ensemble - "The Seven Deadly Sins:
1.1.Invidia (Envy)
2.Avarita (Avarice)
3.Gula (Gluttony)
4.Superbia (Pride)
5.Lechery (Lust)
6.Ira (Anger)
7.Desida (Sloth)
8.Ballade fall of the African warrior

Album in any good record store or online at Amazon.de

Who is Joseph Daley? Many jazz fans should have one or the other plate, shall, on the Joe Daley for the bass-base. The 1949 in Harlem, born and studied at the Manhattan School of Music-trained musician from the Gil Evans Orchestra Carla Bley Band played on up to Charlie Haden's Liberation Orchestra since the early seventies in the style-large formations.

One of his first stops was the brass section in Taj Mahal's band, where he was responsible to Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart, Earl McIntyre for the weighty bass groove, and from which, ultimately, Howard Johnson's Gravity Woofer chapel was built.The Joe Daley has obviously listened well. A large number of other first jazz addresses could be to add.

Currently Daley tuba blows at one of the most interesting New York bands, with Hazmat Modine, a band that is stylistically difficult to assign because they whisked Blues, Klezmer, Balkan beats, jazz and rock violently (Video: Hazmat Modine - Yesterday Morning).

The head of Hazmat Modine, the singer, guitarist and harmonica player Wade Schuman (see video), in turn, is partly responsible for Joseph Daley's piece The Seven Deadly Sins.

Hazmat Modine discography - at Amazon.de

Wade Schuman is not only musicians but above all, an artist and he painted a series on the seven deadly sins, the Daley has now been translated into sounds (for more information about the artist see forward). Source: Amazon.de

CRAIG HARRIS' GOD'S TROMBONES - Harlem Stage

Please plan to to attend this production by the prolific and outstanding composer Craig Harris.

CRAIG HARRIS' GOD'S TROMBONES

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FOUR NIGHTS!

Thu-Sat, Dec 16-18, 7:30pm & Sun,

Dec 19 3pm Thu • Dec 16 • 7:30 pm 

Purchase Tickets Here

Anyone that is planning to attend, Please buy your tickets ASAP, This short run has a tendency to sell out very quickly.

Harlem Stage at The Gatehouse

150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street

New York, NY 10031

Box Office: 212 281 9240

boxoffice@harlemstage.org

Alfred Patterson referenced "The Seven Deadly Sins"

A Wonderful clip of trombonist Alfred Patterson who will also appear with Craig Harris in Gods Trombones.

Alfred Patterson:Turned-On Trombone

Musicians of the 2010 Jazz Poetry Concert blog post

 
   
    Two short pieces about finding the wonder in everyday life......in Sampsonia Way online. 

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"Sound is visceral thing, it makes you purr."  In this 1-minute video interview, Alfred Patterson talks about improvisation and the sounds of poetry and jazz.

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Colleen McElroy


 

Colleen McElroy describes a lifetime collecting words and sounds-- as a child hidden under the table eavesdropping on adults, as a dancer responding to music, as a speech pathologist working with impaired patients, and as a folklorist recording storytellers from all over the world.

Link to"Make the Ordinary Extraordinary"      


 

 

 

Burning Bridge Concert Freer Gallery Washington D.C.

 

I had the pleasure of performing at the Freer Gallery with Jason Hwang's Burning Bridge ensemble. The musicians performing in the ensemble were:

 

  • Jason Kao Hwang, composer, violin
  • Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet, flugelhorn
  • Andrew Drury, drum set
  • Ken Filiano, string bass
  • Joseph Daley, tuba
  • Sun Li, pipa
  • Steve Swell, trombone
  • Wang Guowei, erhu

 


Check out the more photos in the media Gallery: Photo Credit: Wanda Daley

 

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